EXAMINING THE BURNOUT LEVELS OF EFL LECTURERS AT THE SCHOOL OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES OF A STATE UNIVERSITY IN TURKEY - MANISA CASE

Ali Ceylan, Behbood Mohammadzadeh

Abstract


In this study burnout levels of the lecturers working for School of Foreign Languages at Celal Bayar University were determined and examined according to gender, marital status, total teaching experience, working duration in the institution, contract type, course load per week and monthly income variables. Randomly selected 37 lecturers working for School of Foreign Languages at Celal Bayar University participated in the study. In order to determine personal features of the participants, personal information questionnaire which consists of 7 questions was used and Maslach Burnout Inventory which consists of 22 questions was used in order to determine burnout levels of the lecturers. Quantitative data obtained by inventory were analyzed by using SPSS software pack. In order to find out whether there is significant differentiation or not, t test was used for dual groups and variance analysis were used for multiple groups. Significance level was accepted as 0,005. As a result significant relationship was found between burnout and independent variables gender, marital status, contract type, total teaching experience in the institution, weekly course load and it was found that  there was not any significant relationship between burnout and independent variables total teaching experience and monthly income.

Key Words: Burnout Levels of Lecturers, English Language Teachers, Celal Bayar University


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